On March 11, 1917, the Folia, was en route from New York to Bristol, and traveling off the coast of County Cork when she was… Read More »The Ultimate Guide To Why The Wreck Of The Folia Lies Peacefully Off Ardmore
With an abundance of wonderful sea views, beautiful beaches, and heritage-laden shores as far as the eye can see, the temptation to stay longer in… Read More »Discover The Startling Story Of Where Two World’s Collided With Disastrous Results
On March 11, 2017, we will reach the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Folia. She was torpedoed by the German submarine U-53 with the… Read More »An Amazing 100-Year-Old Story On Why War Really Is Hell
Continuing our series on the sinking of the Folia on March 11th, 1917 off the coast of Ardmore, we include two films that we hope… Read More »Psst … Mesmerizing And Shadowy Life Beneath The Waves Of Beautiful Ardmore
So often, discussions about shipwrecks give a sense of adventure and even treasure on the high seas. But, these images understandably come crashing down when… Read More »The Truth About The Seven Lives Sadly Lost On The Folia – 11/03/1917
Over the years of WWI and WWII, many ships fell victim to the destructive power of submarine attack along the coastline of Ireland. And, nowadays… Read More »These Amazing Images Show Just How Submarines Laid In Wait Outside Ardmore Bay
No trip to Ardmore is complete without exploring the stories of the wrecks that litter it’s coastline.
And, one of the most vivid accounts is that of the loss of the Schooner Teaser.
Not just because of the sad tale of the loss of life on that fateful night. But, also for how this event changed the lives of local men who were propelled into the realm of heroes.
Discover the events as they unfolded on that night.
On Saturday morning, March 18th, 1911, the schooner “Teaser” of Montrose, was wrecked at Curragh, Ardmore with the loss of all hands, during a terrible storm.Read More »Introducing How A Group Of Ardmore Men Became Guaranteed Heroes Overnight
Step into history and read all about the famous Rocket Crew of Ardmore.
Meet the men that risked their own lives to save others
The Ardmore Rocket Crew By James T. Quain (Originally Online 18th October 2003 In The Ardmore Journal).Read More »Introducing The Amazing Rocket Crew Members From Ardmore
Set high on a cliff overlooking Ardmore Beach and Bay, this building was constructed on the Odell Estate for the coastguards in 1867. Today the… Read More »The Truth Behind The Old Coastguard Station
Ardmore is a seaside village in County Waterford. It is located 40 miles between both Cork and Waterford and Clonmel. And, it forms part of… Read More »Do You Want To Find Out More About Ardmore?